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Musée Pointe à Callière

Visit the Pointe-à-Callière and dive into Canada's rich history. This immersive museum offers a breadth of exhibits, artifacts, speakers, shows and more!

Pointe-à-Callière is a national archaeological and historic site that showcases centuries of history, from the early settlements of the indigenous peoples to the present day.

An Immersive Experience

Discover Montréal’s history and archaeology with permanent exhibitions including an immersive multimedia show, interactive exhibitions presented in actual city ruins, and a multisensory and contemplative experience in North America’s first collector sewer.

Interactive experiences are also available just for kids! Children can take part in a simulated archaeological dig and embark on a great pirate ship adventure.

The Museum also features captivating temporary exhibits and a diverse program of cultural activities for families to enjoy.

“I highly recommend this museum if you enjoy learning about the history of Montreal. The excavation sites were interesting as you walked through the building it felt traveling back to the beginning of time! Spent about 2.5 hours going through the entire museum.”

—Chris R., TripAdvisor

Take Amtrak to Pointe-à-Callière

Enjoy some amazing history from New York via Amtrak to Montréal Station in Montréal—Don’t forget to use the New York By Rail 15% discount!

Get picked up from Montréal Station and taken to your reserved NYTRAIN Enterprise Rent-a-Car. Click here to reserve your car or call the Montréal office today at: 450-670-6700.